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Texas is a state in the South Central region of the United States. At 268,596 square miles (695,662 km2), and with more than 29.1 million residents in 2020, it is the second-largest U.S. state by both area and population. Texas shares borders with the states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the south and southwest; and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

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Elon Musk Says Tesla's Factories Are Losing Billions [Video]

Elon Musk Says Tesla's Factories Are Losing Billions

Elon Musk Says , Tesla's Factories , Are Losing Billions. In a recent interview, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the company's factories in Germany and Texas are losing "billions of dollars.". In a..

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Texas Official Calls Uvalde Police Response an 'Abject Failure' [Video]

Texas Official Calls Uvalde Police Response an 'Abject Failure'

Texas Official Calls Uvalde , Police Response an 'Abject Failure'. NBC News reports a top Texas official described the police response during the recent Uvalde school shooting as an "abject..

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Interesting Facts About Juneteenth [Video]

Interesting Facts About Juneteenth

Interesting Facts About Juneteenth. Juneteenth, which falls on June 19, marks the day General Gordon Granger announced to slaves in Galveston, Texas, that they were free. Here are some things..

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Elon Musk Expresses His Likely Support for Republican Ron DeSantis in 2024 Election [Video]

Elon Musk Expresses His Likely Support for Republican Ron DeSantis in 2024 Election

Elon Musk Expresses , His Likely Support for Republican, Ron DeSantis in 2024 Election. Business Insider reports that Elon Musk took to Twitter to say that he'll probably support Florida Governor Ron..

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Uvalde Survivor Delivers Testimony at House Gun Violence Hearing [Video]

Uvalde Survivor Delivers Testimony at House Gun Violence Hearing

Uvalde Survivor Delivers Testimony , at House Gun Violence Hearing. CBS News reports a student who witnessed and survived the horrors of the mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde,..

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Lifeguard Shortage Is a Real Issue This Summer [Video]

Lifeguard Shortage Is a Real Issue This Summer

Lifeguard Shortage Is , a Real Issue This Summer. A significant lifeguard shortage is being reported all over the country as temperatures rise. The shortage means that beaches may be unstaffed and..

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Jim Seals, Soft-Rock Pioneer of Seals and Crofts, Dead at 80 [Video]

Jim Seals, Soft-Rock Pioneer of Seals and Crofts, Dead at 80

Jim Seals, , Soft-Rock Pioneer of Seals and Crofts, , Dead at 80. CNN reports Jim Seals of the 1970s soft-rock group, Seals and Crofts, has died. He was 80. Seals, alongside his musical..

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Matthew McConaughey Calls for Gun Reform While Speaking at White House [Video]

Matthew McConaughey Calls for Gun Reform While Speaking at White House

Matthew McConaughey , Calls for Gun Reform, While Speaking at White House. As a native of Uvalde, Texas, McConaughey delivered an emotional speech on June 7 in favor of new gun regulations following..

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John Oliver Argues Against More Police in Schools in Wake of Texas Shooting | THR News [Video]

John Oliver Argues Against More Police in Schools in Wake of Texas Shooting | THR News

John Oliver dove right into his main segment on Sunday night’s ‘Last Week Tonight’, arguing for increased gun control measures in the wake of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

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US president makes impassioned plea for ban on assault weapons [Video]

US president makes impassioned plea for ban on assault weapons

US President Joe Biden makes an impassioned plea for ban on assault weapons in the wake of the mass shooting at a school in Uvalde, Texas

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Cardinals Cornerback Jeff Gladney Dies After Dallas Car Accident [Video]

Cardinals Cornerback Jeff Gladney Dies After Dallas Car Accident

Cardinals Cornerback, Jeff Gladney, Dies After Dallas Car Accident. On May 30, Arizona Cardinals cornerback Jeff Gladney died following a car accident in Dallas, Texas. On May 30, Arizona..

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Dogs offer comfort to Uvalde locals after mass shooting [Video]

Dogs offer comfort to Uvalde locals after mass shooting

Trainers from New Jersey offer their dogs to help comfort families seeking solace after the shooting at an elementary school in the Texas city of Uvalde that left 19 children and two teachers dead.

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Canada Proposes 'National Freeze' on Handgun Sales Amid Rising Murder Rates [Video]

Canada Proposes 'National Freeze' on Handgun Sales Amid Rising Murder Rates

Canada Proposes , 'National Freeze' on Handgun Sales , Amid Rising Murder Rates. Canada Proposes , 'National Freeze' on Handgun Sales , Amid Rising Murder Rates. On May 30, Canadian Prime..

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Grieving husband dies of heart attack after wife slain in Texas school shooting [Video]

Grieving husband dies of heart attack after wife slain in Texas school shooting

Joe Garcia, 50, dropped off flowers at his wife’s memorial Thursday morning in Uvalde, Texas, and then returned home, where he “pretty much just fell over” and died, his nephew John Martinez..

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'Stranger Things' Adds Disclaimer to 4th Season in Wake of Uvalde Mass Shooting [Video]

'Stranger Things' Adds Disclaimer to 4th Season in Wake of Uvalde Mass Shooting

'Stranger Things', Adds Disclaimer to 4th Season, in Wake of Uvalde Mass Shooting. 'Stranger Things', Adds Disclaimer to 4th Season, in Wake of Uvalde Mass Shooting. The first episode of season four..

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MLB Teams Dedicate Social Media Accounts to Gun Violence Awareness [Video]

MLB Teams Dedicate Social Media Accounts to Gun Violence Awareness

MLB Teams Dedicate Social Media Accounts, to Gun Violence Awareness. MLB Teams Dedicate Social Media Accounts, to Gun Violence Awareness. The unprecedented decision was made in the wake of the mass..

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President Biden Says ‘The 2nd Amendment Is Not Absolute’ Following Slew of Mass Shootings [Video]

President Biden Says ‘The 2nd Amendment Is Not Absolute’ Following Slew of Mass Shootings

President Biden Says , ‘The 2nd Amendment Is Not Absolute’ , Following Slew of Mass Shootings. CBS News reports that on May 25, President Biden said he and the first lady will go to Texas "in the..

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Onlookers Accuse Police of Failing To Take Action To Stop Texas School Shooting [Video]

Onlookers Accuse Police of Failing To Take Action To Stop Texas School Shooting

Onlookers Accuse Police, of Failing To Take Action, To Stop Texas School Shooting. The Associated Press reports that investigators are now trying to make sense of the massacre at Robb Elementary..

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Jimmy Kimmel Breaks Down Discussing Texas School Shooting | THR News [Video]

Jimmy Kimmel Breaks Down Discussing Texas School Shooting | THR News

A passionate and tearful Jimmy Kimmel addressed the Texas school shooting on Wednesday’s episode of ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’.

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Beto O'Rourke Confronts TX Governor Greg Abbott During Press Conference on Uvalde [Video]

Beto O'Rourke Confronts TX Governor Greg Abbott During Press Conference on Uvalde

Beto O'Rourke Confronts , TX Governor Greg Abbott , During Press Conference on Uvalde. The confrontation occurred on May 25, one day after the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde,..

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Prayers, tears at vigil for Texas shooting victims [Video]

Prayers, tears at vigil for Texas shooting victims

Residents of Uvalde, Texas, attended a prayer vigil Wednesday evening for the victims of a school shooting the day before.

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Steve Kerr Calls for Gun Control Following Texas School Shooting [Video]

Steve Kerr Calls for Gun Control Following Texas School Shooting

Steve Kerr Calls for Gun Control , Following Texas School Shooting. Reuters reports that during a pre-game news conference on May 24, . the Golden State Warriors coach refused to discuss his team's..

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‘FBI’ Season Finale Pulled by CBS After Texas School Shooting | THR News [Video]

‘FBI’ Season Finale Pulled by CBS After Texas School Shooting | THR News

This follows the Texas school shooting that left at least 19 children and two adults dead according to local officials.

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19 Students and 2 Adults Killed by Gunman at Texas Elementary School [Video]

19 Students and 2 Adults Killed by Gunman at Texas Elementary School

19 Students and 2 Adults, Killed by Gunman, at Texas Elementary School. On May 24, an 18-year-old gunman fatally shot 19 children and two adults at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. CNN..

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Scene at Texas school where gunman killed children [Video]

Scene at Texas school where gunman killed children

An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing many children, one teacher and injuring others, Gov. Greg Abbott said, and the gunman was dead.

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Texas school where 19 pupils and two teachers were shot dead is to be demolished

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Texas gunman could have been stopped 'in three minutes' - but response was 'abject failure'

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There were enough armed police to stop the Uvalde gunman three minutes after he entered the school, a top official has said.
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New picture shows heavily armed officers inside Uvalde school, but they waited another hour before shooting gunman

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Multiple police officers armed with rifles and at least one ballistic shield were on site at the Texas school shooting within 19 minutes - but they didn't breach the classroom and stop the gunman for..
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Reza Farahan Says Drag Shows Are Art, TX and FL Should Focus on Shootings

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Drag Star Alyssa Edwards Frustrated Over Texas Bill Banning Kids from Drag Shows

The plan to introduce a Texas bill blocking children from attending drag shows is sparking debate -- but "RuPaul's Drag Race" star Alyssa Edwards says the move and the timing of it make her embarrassed..
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'He told my teacher 'goodnight' and shot her in the head': Texas school shooting survivor's harrowing testimony

A fourth-grade survivor of last month's Uvalde school shooting has told a hearing how she dabbed blood on herself and pretended to be dead after the gunman murdered her teacher and friends.
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Teacher wounded in Uvalde school shooting condemns 'coward' police for failing to save students

teacher wounded in uvalde school shooting condemns 'coward' police for failing to save students
A teacher who survived the Texas school shooting said he will never forgive the police for taking over an hour to enter his classroom after the gunman first opened fire.
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More than 700 people have been killed by guns in the US since the Texas school shooting

more than 700 people have been killed by guns in the us since the texas school shooting
There have been gun killings in 43 of the 50 US states in the two weeks since the Texas school shooting.
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Man, 21, breaks in to art museum and causes $5.2m damage because he was 'angry at is girlfriend'

man, 21, breaks in to art museum and causes $5.2m damage because he was 'angry at is girlfriend'
A man broke in to a Texas art museum and caused $5.2m (£4.14m) of damage - because he was angry at his girlfriend, he told police.
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Prisoner shot dead after escaping bus and killing family of five

prisoner shot dead after escaping bus and killing family of five
A prisoner was shot dead by police after escaping from a prison bus, stabbing its driver and killing a family of five, authorities in Texas have said.
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'Everyday places have become killing fields': Biden calls for ban on assault weapons and gun purchase age to be raised to 21

President Joe Biden has said the US needs to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazine and said the minimum age to purchase guns should be raised to 21 in the wake of the mass shooting in Texas..
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Kim Kardashian calls for prison release of school shooting victim's father for funeral

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Kim Kardashian has called for the father of a 10-year-old girl killed in the Texas school shooting to be temporarily released from prison so he can attend her funeral.
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Deshaun Watson Facing 23rd Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit After HBO Special

A 23rd female massage therapist is now suing Deshaun Watson ... claiming she's decided to file the docs after watching the HBO special on the quarterback earlier this month. In the lawsuit, filed in..
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Grieving Texas community begins to bury dead from school massacre

grieving texas community begins to bury dead from school massacre
The first two of the 19 children killed in one of America's worst school shootings, are being remembered ahead of their burials.
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Uvalde: Andy Murray says Texas mass shooting made him 'incredibly upset'

Andy Murray says the deaths of 19 children and two teachers in a mass shooting at a Texas school is "unbelievably upsetting".
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Canada plans ban on handgun sales in wake of Texas school shooting

canada plans ban on handgun sales in wake of texas school shooting
Canada is introducing a bill that would ban the sale of handguns, less than a week after 19 children and two teachers were killed in a school shooting in Texas.
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Biden to meet victims' families as he visits scene of Texas school shooting

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US President Joe Biden is visiting the scene of country's largest school shooting in a decade to meet and comfort victims' families.
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'Those kids deserved better': Instructor who teaches police to deal with gunmen says Uvalde officers showed failings

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In a series of sheds on the edge of a Texas airfield sits the training centre that has set the national standard for how American police deal with active gunmen.
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McConaughey & Uvalde Comfort Dogs Not Enough to Quell Outrage at Police

Matthew McConaughey and some friendly pooches have touched down in Uvalde, TX -- but their presence alone won't fix what's become a major scandal on the slow police response. The actor is back in his..
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Stars and Scars -- You Be the Judge

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Uvalde shooting: San Francisco Giants' Gabe Kapler 'unhappy' with country

After a Texas school shooting, Gabe Kapler says: "I am not OK with the state of this country."
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NRA Benefit Concert Canceled After Performers Pull Out Over School Shooting

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Texas victims' parents wonder if lives could have been saved if police confronted gunman earlier

texas victims' parents wonder if lives could have been saved if police confronted gunman earlier
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Texas gunman was nicknamed 'the Yubo school shooter' on messaging app

texas gunman was nicknamed 'the yubo school shooter' on messaging app
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'Wrong decision' not to storm school where gunman was holed up killing children, official admits

'wrong decision' not to storm school where gunman was holed up killing children, official admits
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Texas hosts weapons convention promising '14 acres of guns' just days after school massacre

texas hosts weapons convention promising '14 acres of guns' just days after school massacre
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Robb Elementary School Student Covered Herself in Blood to Avoid Death

An 11-year-old student at the Robb Elementary School in Texas went into what a relative called "survival mode" after seeing a classmate who was fatally shot by the gunman, and smeared the other girl's..
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Girl survived Texas attack by 'smearing blood on herself and playing dead'

girl survived texas attack by 'smearing blood on herself and playing dead'
A girl saw her teacher killed in the Texas shooting but reportedly survived by lying on one of her classmates and smearing the girl's blood on herself to "play dead".
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Revealed: The full timeline of police's response to Texas school massacre

revealed: the full timeline of police's response to texas school massacre
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So What?! Music Fest Deploys Safety Measures for Stampedes, Active Shooters

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Meghan Markle Leaves Flowers at Memorial for Texas School Shooting Victims

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Biden told to appoint a 'gun tsar' as Texas school shooting reignites calls for firearms restrictions

biden told to appoint a 'gun tsar' as texas school shooting reignites calls for firearms restrictions
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Texas Senator Ted Cruz storms off over questions about gun reform after school shooting

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